04/11/2013 - The New York Times
NEW YORK - There is limited value in telling smokers that their deadly habit may kill them. They already know that, yet most ignore the warnings. But showing smokers gruesome images of people who have been maimed or disfigured by tobacco seems to have a much bigger effect.
04/11/2013 - The Associated Press
WASHINGTON, DC - Next year is the year President Barack Obama's signature health care law goes into high gear, covering millions of uninsured Americans by a mix of private plans and government programs infused with tens of billions of dollars in taxpayer money.
04/11/2013 - The Intelligencer
WHEELING - Facing a substantial increase in the cost of the Medicaid program, along with revenue lagging behind projections, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin began months ago to take action to keep the West Virginia government budget in balance.
04/11/2013 - The Register-Herald. By Wendy Holdren.
BECKLEY - If Medicaid Expansion is approved by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, West Virginians for Affordable Healthcare estimate that 120,000 uninsured, low-income West Virginians will gain health insurance coverage through Medicaid.
04/10/2013 - The Associated Press
WASHINGTON, DC - Republican lawmakers are heaping praise on a former nurse picked by President Barack Obama to run Medicare and Medicaid, and also oversee his health care law.
04/10/2013 - The Register-Herald. By Mannix Porterfield.
CHARLESTON - A New York professor and expert in providing nutrition for America’s school children applauded West Virginia’s effort Tuesday to provide healthy meals to poverty-ridden families.
04/10/2013 - The Logan Banner. By Debbie Rolen.
CHARLESTON - Friday, April 19 is the deadline for young West Virginians, ages four to 21 years old, to bring mental health issues “out of the shadows and into the light” through their drawings, as part of a statewide art contest.